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Scarab with hunting scene
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06629b
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with hunting scene
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Lower Egypt (region) (Africa > North Africa > Egypt)
  • Date-1069 / -900
  • Period22nd dynasty (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,7 cm, Width: 1,3 cm, Depth: 0,8 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The morphology of this scarab is characteristic for the so-called Post-Ramessid mass production of the 21st-early 22nd dynasty. One of the most popular themes is the hunting scene, often with an archer and lions and/or horned animals (caprid, ibex, antelope…). See for example E.3042, E.6629A-6629D.